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Hundreds of Central American migrants enter Mexico with few checks

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) – Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico’s vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people. People belonging to a caravan of migrants from Honduras en route to…

Trump, North Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator. The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of…

Nicaragua paper runs blank front page in protest of Ortega government

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Nicaragua’s oldest and most-widely read newspaper published its Friday edition with a blank front page in protest against what it says is the government’s withholding of ink, paper and other materials needed for its printing press since September. FILE PHOTO: A street vendor sells La Prensa, a local newspaper showing a blank…

UK PM May makes no change to demands in talks with EU leaders: report

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Telegraph newspaper reported bit.ly/2RCdHch on Friday.…

Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have been ethnic Somalis, stoking fears that militants are deepening their pools of recruitment in the region. Osman Ibrahim is escorted from the Mililani Law Courts where he appeared as…

Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp’s (LMT.N) F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country’s F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation. Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen speaks at the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, China October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas…

Canada dismisses China’s warning of repercussions over Huawei ban

SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) – Canada’s government on Friday dismissed China’s warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to 5G networks, saying it would not compromise on security. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale answers questions from media on the second day of Foreign ministers meetings…

NBA’s Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey’s human rights record

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player’s arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric. The 26-year-old center has been an outspoken critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan…

In Davos, Brazil’s Bolsonaro to tout reforms, trade liberalization

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro gestures during a meeting with Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File PhotoBRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s president will outline his government’s economic reform agenda and plans to increase trade with the rest of the world during a speech at the…